Community Event Planning
The Community Events Administrator will help you navigate the permit process for public parks, roads and venues. Reach us at 403-851-2535 or email us.
Contact us early in your planning process. Major events require application submissions a minimum six weeks in advance of the event date.
Why do you need a Festival and Event Permit?
A Festival and Event application will identify when organized activities are planned in a park or open space so we can avoid scheduling conflicts.
It also ensures groups who are organizing activities in public spaces have the appropriate insurance and licensing.
Permit holders have priority and permission to use the space over non-permit holders.
Please complete and email a scanned copy or deliver it in person to 101 RancheHouse Road.
Just complete and click! We'll get in touch with you to finalize details and confirm availability:
- Block Party in a Box Request
- Fun Van Request
- Jumpstart Activity Bag Request
- Digital Sign Request (Min. two weeks in advance; max. six months in advance). This free service is subject to availability.
Reserve a fire pit
To reserve a fire pit at the Historic Cochrane Ranche Site or Mitford Park, use our online Fire Pit Reservation Request form.
- Toilet facilities in Mitford Park and the Cochrane Historic Ranche Site are available from the May long weekend until the last weekend in September. They are equipped with automatic locking devices that open at 7am and close at 9pm.
Upcoming event road closures
Cochrane Summer Street Market
Thursdays – June 21; July 19; August 16; September 13
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm (5:00pm until dark in September)
Location: Historic Downtown Cochrane (1 Street West)
This event will use the Large Event Road Closure Format.
Upcoming event road traffic disruption
No events planned at this time. Please check back.
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